holographic will

Definition of "holographic will"
  1. A last will and testament that is written, signed, and dated entirely by hand by the person wishing to distribute their estate upon death, typically without any witnesses
How to use "holographic will" in a sentence
  1. In her desperation, she penned a holographic will on a scrap of paper before she passed away.
  2. While legally recognized in many states, a holographic will is usually only advised as a final option in desperate situations.
  3. The man, alone in his cabin, wrote a holographic will and left all his belongings to his niece.

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